How to do roof repairs on a high pitch tile roof

How to do roof repairs on a high pitch tile roof

How to do roof repairs on a high pitch tile roof

Introduction

The tiles on a tile roof crack and break easily if not waterproofed and protected with paint. More so whit cement tiles, as soon as the protective paint wares down, water is absorbed and the tile perish. Needless to say that if the tiles fail water will enter the roof and accumulate in the form of moisture (damp). Now, this is when timber starts to rust and mould grows. Rotting timber causes the roof structure to fail and the roof will collapse. Mould, on the other hand, will lead to the occupants to fall ill.

Description of the condition of the property

The tiles on this roof lost it’s a protective layer and the cement filling between the tiles forming the ridge of a roof is separation from them.

Problem/situation

As soon as the cement filling on the ridge of a roof separates water will enter the roof,  the damp inside the roof help with the rotting of timber and the growth of mould.

Possible outcome

This classic situation where roof maintenance and waterproofing is left for too long lead to cement filling on the ridge of a roof to separate. Water will enter the roof and damage is inevitable. Together with medical expenses, the consequences will cost the owner a pretty penny.

Suggestion

Best to clean the roof, do roof repairs where necessary and the waterproof and paint with UV resistant paint.

Work to be done 

Clean the roof of all dust and debris using a high-power hose. Replace damaged roof tiles and do waterproofing on the roof ridge, flashing and valleys. Seal the roof with quality UV resistant paint.

Roof repairs high roof
Roof repairs high roof

Roof repairs high pitch roof
Roof repairs high pitch roof
Roof repair tiles on high pitch roof
Roof repair tiles on high pitch roof

Result

A tile roof that is properly waterproofed and painted lends esthetics to the property.
Outcome
The occupants can now rest assured that they are properly protected against the elements. Tremco issued a 5-year guarantee certificate on the material and workmanship.

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